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Jo’burg, noun

Forms:
Joburg, Jo-BurgShow more Also Joburg, Jo-Burg, Johburg, Joh’burg.
Origin:
Shortened form of Johannesburg.
colloquial
The city of Johannesburg; Joeys; cf. Jozi. Also attributive. See also Golden City.
1908 J.H. Drummond Diary. 15 Nov.His letter proposed my coming to Jo’burg and staying with him on the chance of getting employment.
1993 J. Thomas in House & Leisure Nov. 51Chartwell, north of Joburg.
The city of Johannesburg; Joeys;
Johannesburger
Johannesburger.
Derivatives:
Hence Jo’burger noun Johannesburger , Jo’burgite noun Johannesburger.
1918 A.C. Cripps in Best of S. Afr. Short Stories (1991) 98Two or three Rhodesians and Joburgers enriched the bar with faithful fondness.
1990 J. Michell in Style Nov. 62Unlike Jo’burgers, Durbanites eat for enjoyment and energy rather than to impress their clients.

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